Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has ... See full summary »

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David Manson

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Michael O'Keefe ...  Simon MacHeath 17 episodes, 1990-1991
Suzzanne Douglas ...  Yvette Carruthers 17 episodes, 1990-1991
Elizabeth Ruscio ...  Elizabeth Verhagen 17 episodes, 1990-1991
M.C. Gainey ...  J.T. 'Miggsy' Meigs 17 episodes, 1990-1991
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Storyline

Simon MacHeath, a brash and firey lawyer, has left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice. His reputation for exploding into emotional outbursts during trials has gotten him in to repeated confrontations with judges, but he has a very sincere compassion for his clients, many of whom are victims of an uncaring justice system. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Fall für Mac See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Production Co:

Sarabande Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(17 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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